Sony Pictures No. 1 in 2012 Worldwide Box Office Market Share

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Daniel Craig owns Bond now, and the role undoubtedly is his for as long as he might want it. Perhaps a tad less buff than in Casino Royale and certainly more beaten up, he entertains the ladies less here than perhaps any Bond ever has.

James Bond pic "Skyfall" leads the charge with north of $1 billion in global ticket sales, followed by "The Amazing Spider-Man."

Sony Pictures Entertainment led all other film companies in worldwide market share in 2012, with its films collecting $4.4 billion in ticket sales.

The studio, enjoying its best year ever in terms of box-office grosses, also was No. 1 in market share in North America, where its titles generated $1.77 billion in revenue.

Eon Productions' James Bond pic Skyfall led the way with north of $1 billion in global grosses. Sony co-financed the movie with MGM.

Sony's No. 2 title was The Amazing Spider-Man, which successfully relaunched the franchise in grossing $752.2 million globally. Up next was MIB 3, which earned $624 worldwide. Other highlights included Hotel Transylvania ($312.6 million) and 21 Jump Street ($201.6 million).

Warner Bros. came in No. 2 in worldwide and domestic market share ($4.25 billion), followed by 20th Century Fox ($3.7 billion). Fox placed No. 1 in market share internationally ($2.72 billion).

Disney's films generated $3.6 billion in global ticket sales, including $2.08 billion overseas.

Universal, also enjoying its best year ever in terms of box-office grosses, followed with $3.13 billion in worldwide ticket sales.

Paramount placed last with $2.4 billion in worldwide grosses.

While a point of pride for studios, market share doesn't necessarily translate into profitability.